There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behaviour, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us.
Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson
I do not hesitate to read all good books in translations. What is really best...
Skepticism is slow suicide
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we...
We see God face to face every hour, and know the savor of Nature.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to...
It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, 'always do...
Insist upon yourself. Be original.
Nothing astonishes men so much as common sense and plain dealing.
What lies behind us, and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what...
Then beauty is its own excuse for being.
One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it...
Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down...
Beauty without grace is the hook without the bait.
Life consists in what a man is thinking of all day.
Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.
Self-trust is the first secret of success
People only see what they are prepared to see.
Blame is safer than praise
He only profits from praise who values criticism.
You do ill to praise, but worse to censure, what you do not understand
I am prejudiced in favor of him who, without impudence, can ask boldly. He has...